Short stories in Spanish /

This collection contains eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Spanish and in English translation. Including stories by Fuentes, Molinas, Marquez and Cortazar, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Spanish and Latin American culture and literature.

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Other Authors: King, John R., (Editor)
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Published:London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1999.
Series:New Penguin parallel texts.
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Contents   Introduction "Eva's Indifference" by Soledad Puértolas. Translated by John R. King "A Literary Tea Party" by Julio Ramón Ribeyro. Translated by Clive Griffin "On the Honeymoon" by Javier Marías. Translated by Eric Southworth "Walimai" by Isabel Allende. Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden "María dos Prazeres" by Gabriel García Márquez. Translated by Edith Grossman "Las Amigas" by Carlos Fuentes. Translated by Alfred Mac Adam "Absurd Ending" by Laura Freixas. Translated by John R. King "The Possessed" by Antonio Muñoz Molina. Translated by John R. King "Second Time Round" by Julio Cortázar. Translated by Clive Griffin "Syllabus" by Juan Benet. Translated by Eric Southworth Notes on Spanish Texts Acknowledgements Excerpted from Short Stories in Spanish by John R. King All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.